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Protect yourself and others from the heat

The COVID-19 advice for people to stay at home means there will be an increased risk of illness from overheated homes this year, with the greatest impact on the most vulnerable.

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Kindness matters for your mental health

Councillor Clare Moonan, the chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board, talks about Mental Health Awareness week and how this year’s theme of ‘kindness’ is so important at a time like this.

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Councillor Clare Moonan

Help for vulnerable residents

Councillor Clare Moonan, chair of the health and wellbeing board, talks about support available for people in need and those at risk of abuse.

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Quit for COVID

There has never been a more important time for local smokers to quit and you can get support to help you from our Healthy Lifestyles team.

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Alistair Hill, Director of Public Health

Looking after your health

Director of Public Health Alistair Hill offers advice on seeking medical help - and a reminder of why it's still important to follow physical distancing guidance.

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Councillor Clare Moonan

Looking after our wellbeing at home

Councillor Clare Moonan shares some of the help available to support your physical and mental wellbeing through the Covid-19 pandemic, and where you can go to find the right support for you.